FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):Colorado regulators approved an EVRAZ PLC subsidiary’s unique agreement with Xcel Energy Inc. for the steel company to have a 240-MW solar plant built on its mill property in Pueblo, Colo.Xcel Energy subsidiary Public Service Co. of Colorado on Aug. 15 applied to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission for approval of a special energy services agreement and rates the utility said would enable EVRAZ to use power generated by the solar plant for its operations.EVRAZ is Xcel Energy’s largest retail electric customer in Colorado and now receives service directly through transmission lines from the Comanche Generating Station. Xcel Energy plans to close two units of the coal power plant with a total capacity of 660 MW as part of its Colorado Energy Plan.The commission on Sept. 10 approved the plan, which Xcel Energy said was essential for clearing the path for EVRAZ to build the solar plant. Allowing solar to replace coal will free up transmission capacity for the solar plant to export surplus energy and for the mill to receive power from other sources when solar output diminishes, according to Xcel Energy spokesman Mark Stutz.An as yet unnamed third-party independent power producer will build and own the solar facility for EVRAZ, and no information was available as to when the plant will be built. Details remain confidential because the EVRAZ board of directors has not yet approved the facility, Stutz said.EVRAZ said its ability to maintain stable energy costs at its Pueblo mill is critical to its decision to continue operating that facility, which employs about 1,000 workers. With the pending closure of the coal plant, EVRAZ alternatively planned to move its mill operations to the southeast U.S.More ($): Colorado approves agreement for steel mill to replace coal plant with solar Colorado regulators approve Xcel plan to power steel mill with solar
Jamie Vardy scored one penalty and missed another as Leicester went top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Wolves at the King Power Stadium.Vardy converted from the spot following a contentious call that Max Kilman had handled Dennis Praet’s cross, which referee Anthony Taylor only awarded after checking the VAR review monitor.- Advertisement – How Leicester kept up fine form to go topEyebrows may have been raised when Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo claimed Wolves were not in ‘great form’ despite a run of 10 points from four games – but his side did not look like a team with the wind in their sails at the King Power Stadium.They remained resolute defensively up until Kilman was harshly ruled to have handled Praet’s cross when Taylor checked the VAR monitor, allowing Vardy to smash the ball beyond Patricio from 12 yards. But the visitors did struggle to hold onto possession and saw barely five per cent of the ball in the Leicester third before the break. Player ratingsLeicester: Schmeichel (7), Fofana (8), Evans (7), Fuchs (7), Justin (7), Mendy (6), Tielemans (7), Thomas (5), Praet (7), Maddison (7), Vardy (7).- Advertisement – Subs: Albrighton (6), Barnes (6), Morgan (n/a).Wolves: Patricio (7), Kilman (6), Coady (6), Boly (6), Semedo (6), Dendoncker (5), Neves (6), Ait-Nouri (5), Podence (6), Jimenez (6), Neto (6).Subs: Traore (6), Marcal (6), Silva (6).- Advertisement – Man of the match: Wesley Fofana. 3:35 A more clear-cut decision gave Vardy the chance to double Leicester’s lead before half-time against an out-of-sorts Wolves when Rayan Ait-Nouri wiped out James Justin, but Rui Patricio guessed right to keep out his poor spot kick and keep the visitors in contention before half-time.Their second-half performance showed more attacking threat with Pedro Neto and Ruben Neves testing Kasper Schmeichel, but the Foxes, who could have secured victory late on through Harvey Barnes, saw out the game to go top of the Premier League, at least until Liverpool took on Manchester City on Super Sunday. Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says he’s very proud of his team after their 1-0 win over Wolves saw the Foxes reach the top of the Premier League table. The visitors’ habit of second-half revivals was again realised following a Santo team talk, but not before Youri Tielemans had nodded a presentable chance wide within a minute of the restart, and Vardy had seen a dipping effort from wide palmed over.Leicester then needed a superb sliding block from Wesley Fofana to deny Daniel Podence a chance to tap home an equaliser when Nelson Semedo found space on the wing, before Neto powered an effort straight at Kasper Schmeichel, who did well to hold onto it.Wolves still struggled to create clear chances until Leander Dendoncker volleyed just wide from Marcal’s raking pass, before Neves – searching for his first league goal in more than a year – was kept out by a superb Schmeichel stop.Still Leicester carried a threat and nearly sealed three points when substitute Harvey Barnes’ goalbound effort was deflected over by Kilman’s vital block, and despite some late pressure from Wolves, the hosts’ hopes of going top were never seriously threatened.What the managers said… Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers: “I think it’s the best win of the three this week. With so many players out and such a tough schedule, it was an incredible performance. We had to show a different side to the team today. I thought first half we were very good in our football, some of the quality of combinations, how we got through Wolves and into dangerous areas was very good, and we should have been maybe more than 1-0 up.On going top: “It’s been an incredible start, I’m so happy for the players. It’s important in any season your first steps are positives, and with all players available it would’ve been really good, but for the players we’ve had out for the guys to show that quality and resilience, it’s what you want as a manager.” Wolves’ boss Nuno Espirito Santo wants VAR to be more consistent with decisions after Max Kilman’s handball gave Leicester a penalty that turned out to be the winner. Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo: “Leicester started better than us, that led to the situation of the penalties. As the game went by we improved, the second half we were much, much better. We caused situations, produced situations requiring better finishing.“I haven’t seen the images of the penalty. It’s very hard to judge the work of the referees, VAR saw it, Anthony saw it on the screen, but inside it’s difficult to coach a player and tell him he must put his arms away that will create unbalance. It’s very hard, what we want from situations is good and fair decisions.“Week in, week out we see different things. Until they get it right, we’ll be talking about it over and over again, something we don’t want. We have enough problems in football to be suspicious about anything, I don’t want to think about that.”Man of the match – Wesley FofanaBrendan Rodgers made clear he needed defensive reinforcements in the summer and in the shape of Wesley Fofana, it looks like he’s got them.It’s still early days for the 19-year-old, but he looks mature beyond his years at the heart of Leicester’s back three, and with three tackles, two interceptions – a Leicester high – and as many passes in the opposition half as wing-back James Justin across the 90 minutes, showed exactly what Rodgers wants.“Today again he showed he’s strong, aggressive, and has that class on the ball,” he told his post-match press conference. “He made one recovery challenge which was unbelievable. He’s a big talent, we’re delighted with him, he’s loved his start here. He’s been very good.”Opta factsLeicester have won 18 points in their opening eight Premier League games (W6 L2), their best ever start to a top-flight season and best start to a season since winning 19 points in their first eight games in 2008/09 in League One.Wolves have won none of their four away Premier League matches against Leicester (D2 L2), failing to score in every match.Leicester have won their last six matches in all competitions, scoring 15 goals and conceding just twice.Leicester’s Jamie Vardy has scored 23 of the 28 penalties he has taken in the Premier League (82%) and has scored more penalties than any other player since the start of the 2014/15 season.Leicester City have scored seven penalties in the Premier League this season, four more than any other side. The Foxes have been awarded eight so far in 2020/21, the earliest in a campaign a team has ever been awarded as many as eight penalties; the previous earliest was Man Utd last season (16th game).What’s next?Leicester travel to Liverpool after the international break on November 21; Kick-off at 3pm. If they win at Anfield, they will be guaranteed to end the weekend top of the Premier League.Wolves’ next game, at the same time, is at home to Southampton. 2:32 Even so, for all the Foxes’ territory, their only two shots on target before half-time both came from the spot, with Ait-Nouri’s ill-judged lunge on Justin after a poor touch from the Wolves defender giving Vardy the chance to step up from 12 yards again. This time, he went the other way, with Patricio guessing right to keep out a poor spot kick.Wolves were stung into life by that reprieve for the final six minutes of the first period, albeit without testing Kasper Schmeichel, and left Leicester – who looked likely to enjoy a two-goal cushion only minutes earlier – relieved to hear the half-time whistle. – Advertisement – Team newsLeicester welcomed back Jonny Evans from injury, with James Maddison also returning.Wolves were unchanged after picking up 10 points from their previous four games. Image:Rui Patricio saved Vardy’s second penalty
Read Also: West Ham target Barcelona forward Martin BraithwaiteHe even revealed a curious anecdote with him on a journey. “Once we were travelling, I was sat next to him and I said to him that in Argentina we hated him a bit because of his figure, because of how he walks,” Dybala said.“He laughed and told me he was used to being criticised for those things, but that he how he is,” the Argentine added while laughing.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Paulo Dybala has spoken at length to Argentinian television, shedding light on important issues such as the reduction in players’ salaries at Juventus and his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo.Advertisement He explained that everything started with Chiellini. “Chiellini, who is the captain, spoke to the president and then with us. He called me and told me that the club was asking us for help because they don’t have any earnings today,” Dybala began.“An agreement was reached and he signed the statement together with the president. Obviously we spoke about him in the group chat of the whole team and there were differing opinions. There are even players who were one or two matches off activating certain clauses and we don’t know what is going to happen,” he continued.“It’s difficult for everyone to agree and even more so in such a delicate topic so therefore those which have been here longer spoke, we shared ideas from other groups who are in a similar situation and we reached the conclusion that this was the best thing to do,” he added.But that was not the only thing he talked about. He also talked about his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo, the star player of the team. “On a personal note, he pleasantly surprised me,” he stated.When he arrived at Juventus, there was lots of expectation because in the Champions League, we had been eliminated by Real Madrid and there were several arguments during the match, even with him,” revealed.“As a person he’s an excellent guy, very friendly on and off the field, he is always willing to speak and listen as well, something which surprised me because sometimes, when they are such important players, they are not like that,” he said on the Portuguese star. Loading… Dybala, in a chat with the Argentine journalist Juan Pablo Varsky while he recovers from corona, explained, amongst other things, how the Juventus pay cuts came about. Promoted Content11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopIs Cristiano Ronaldo Converting His Hotels To Hospitals?The Highest Paid Football Players In The World7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More8 Ways Drones Will Automate Our FutureWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too Far
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